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Tex McIver posts bond, released from jail

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 He’s accused of killing his wife, Diane, and he has been in jail since April when police found a gun in his Buckhead condo. 

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Reward increased for capture of robber who killed Barcelona Wine Bar employee Video included

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Authorities say three men entered Barcelona Wine Bar around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday and tied up employees with electrical tape. 

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Fugitive captured in Macon

Randolph Dominique Frazier, Jr. escaped authorities on Halloween. He is accused of burglarizing several homes. (Source: Bibb County Sheriff's Office) Randolph Dominique Frazier, Jr. escaped authorities on Halloween. He is accused of burglarizing several homes. (Source: Bibb County Sheriff's Office)
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Authorities say the 30-year-old fugitive was in handcuffs when he managed to escape police at the Memorial Health in Savannah on Halloween.

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Man believed to be responsible for multiple Georgia bank robberies

Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Source: Athens-Clarke County Police
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Authorities are searching for a man they believe is responsible for several bank robberies, including one in Athens and other in Conyers. 

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1 dead, another in custody after police shootout

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The suspects fled the restaurant to a nearby Texaco gas station on Snapfinger Woods Drive. Soon after a shootout with police ensued.

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Suspect sought in restaurant robbery

(Source: Mu Lan Chinese Restaurant) (Source: Mu Lan Chinese Restaurant)
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Police responded to a call regarding a cash register that was found in the bushes on Piedmont Avenue.  

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Man wanted for burglary of properties rented by singer R. Kelly

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Johns Creek Police are searching for a man accused of stealing items from several homes rented by singer R. Kelly. 

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Gwinnett County teacher arrested for public indecency

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A Gwinnett County high school teacher was arrested for public indecency on Dec. 5. 

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Police: Bystander shoots man attacking deputy

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Police say a bystander shot a man who was attacking a deputy in Dawson County.

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Toddler murdered, former cult leader to face child abuse charge

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Investigators say Anna Elizabeth Young is a former cult leader, referred to as Mother Anna by her followers, who repeatedly beat and punished toddler Emon Harper.

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Police ID mother shot to death in vehicle with toddler inside Video included

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Police are looking for suspects after a woman was found shot to death inside a vehicle with a toddler in the backseat early Monday morning.

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Man shot dead in apartment

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It happened at the Harwell Place Apartments off of Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway.

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'KKK' spray-painted inside vacant home in Bartow County

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A metro Atlanta community is now at the center of a racially charged crime. The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is searching for those who broke into a home and spray painted "K-K-K" all over the walls.

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Student in custody after gun found in Coweta Co. middle school

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A student is in police custody on Friday after a loaded gun was found in their possession, according to the Coweta Co. public information officer.

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CAU student critically injured after being shot while answering door

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A man is hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot while opening the front door of a home in southwest Atlanta early Friday morning.

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Man in stable condition following Stone Mountain shooting

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A man is hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot in DeKalb County on Thursday.

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E.R. Mitchell, man at center of Atlanta City Hall bribery scandal, reports to federal prison early

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Elvin R. Mitchell, an Atlanta businessman convicted of paying over $1 million to unnamed city officials in a bribery scheme, has reported to federal prison. 

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1 dead, 1 injured in Gwinnett County shootout

Source: Gwinnett County Police Source: Gwinnett County Police
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One person is dead and another is injured following a shootout in Gwinnett County early Tuesday morning. 

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Police: Man arrested after repeatedly ramming patrol cars

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Police say a man was arrested after he repeatedly rammed patrol cars in Hapeville and fought with officers. 

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29 thefts reported in Conyers neighborhoods

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Police say 29 thefts were reported across neighborhoods in Conyers late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

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DeKalb Co. PD ID's suspect in postal worker murder

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The DeKalb County Police Department has identified the suspect wanted for the murder of 22-year-old postal worker Tyrika Terrell. 

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Armed thieves take cash from unattended register at gas station

Source: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Source: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
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Three men entered a BP gas station located in the 1300 block of Rumble Road and took money out of a register. 

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Police: Man strikes roommate with metal baseball bat

Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office
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Steven Trevor Knight, 31, is accused of hitting his roommate with a metal baseball bat at a location in the 5100 block of Timberline Trail. 

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Good Samaritan shot trying to break up robbery Video included

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A man is recovering after he was shot several times while trying to break up a robbery at a gas station in southwest Atlanta early Wednesday morning. 

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Thieves caught on camera stealing Amazon packages off front porch

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The DeKalb County Police Department is looking for two men accused of stealing packages off the front porch of an Ellenwood home on Tuesday. 

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Family of murdered mail carrier says boyfriend shot her at post office

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Postal employees returned to work less than 24 hours after a female co-worker was shot and killed on the job.

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1 dead, another injured in Gwinnett Co. shooting

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 A man in his early 20’s was found with a gunshot wound in front of the neighborhood clubhouse on Express Lane. 

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Juveniles steal weapons from DeKalb County pawn shop

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Police are searching for as many as five juveniles in connection to the theft of several guns from a DeKalb County pawn shop. 

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Man shot, police searching for gunman and accomplices

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Police say four Asian males were trying to break into cars in a neighborhood near Lexington Drive and Arlington Way. 

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Clerk shoots, kills armed robbery suspect

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The suspect, 19-year-old Jaileteef Williams, was found on the ground in front of the store when officers arrived. 

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Man steals money out of open register at McDonald's

Source: Henry County Police Department Source: Henry County Police Department
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Police say the man rushed behind the counter and grabbed cash out of an open register. He then fled in a burgundy Honda sedan. 

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Man records himself joyriding in police vehicle

(Source: Clayton County Police Department) (Source: Clayton County Police Department)
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The suspect, a black male, is seen walking towards the vehicle as he says “finna [sic] take a drive in the police car.” Sergeant Ashanti 

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Forsyth teen shot in his home by visitor Video included

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When officers arrived on the scene, they found 18-year-old DreLandon Brown suffering from a gunshot wound inside the home.

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Police: Georgia boy shot while playing with gun with teen

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Authorities say an 11-year-old Georgia boy was shot in the leg while he and a teenager were playing with a gun.

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Young girl struck during shootout in SE Atlanta Video included

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An 8 year-old girl is recovering after being struck by a stray bullet during a shootout in southeast Atlanta on Tuesday. 

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APD investigating after two UPS trucks robbed, drivers held hostage

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The Atlanta Police Department is investigating after two UPS drivers were held hostage and had their trucks robbed on Tuesday morning.

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Two arrested, one at large for internet scheme

Nicholas Gates, Tiesha Dunbar, Natiya Pope (Source: Gwinnett County Police Department) Nicholas Gates, Tiesha Dunbar, Natiya Pope (Source: Gwinnett County Police Department)
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Tiesha Dunbar and Nicholas Gates were arrested during a sting operation set up by the victim and South Precinct. A third person involved in the scheme, Natiya Pope, is at large. 

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Man accused of fatally shooting woman inside vehicle in police custody

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Justin Cox is believed to still be armed with a handgun and is not yet in custody.

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2 teens accused of fatally shooting 1 teen, injuring another

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A 16-year-old and a 14-year-old face charges including murder after police say they shot two other teens in an Atlanta suburb, killing one of them. 

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Woman killed after stabbing in Atlanta

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A woman was killed late Monday after a stabbing in Atlanta.

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Another cheating investigation for Atlanta Public Schools Video included

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Another cheating investigating is hurting Atlanta Public Schools, but this time it's not the teachers or the principals. 

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Man accused of Craiglist killing to spend life in prison

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A Marietta man who killed a college student responding to a Craigslist ad has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. 

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Pair sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping, shooting of two people

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A Cobb County judge sentenced two people to life in prison for their involvement in the kidnapping and shooting of two people in 2016. 

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Man shot in thigh; cellphone stolen by gunmen

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Atlanta Police are investigating after a 22-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the thigh November 1. 

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Man calls EMS after being shot in the chest

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Authorities say the man was shot in the chest Sunday morning at a residence on the 160 block of Nathan Road SW.

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Couple arrested, involved in shoot out with police

Alondra Rodriguez and Marcos Garcia Tovar (Source: Gaineville Police Department) Alondra Rodriguez and Marcos Garcia Tovar (Source: Gaineville Police Department)
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Authorities said officers responded to a 911 call for a suspicious man at the Burger King on Athens Street who was engaged in a domestic dispute with a woman.

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One dead in Norcross, suspect on the loose

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The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 18.

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Cold case suspect in Tucson slayings found in Atlanta

A Tucson man wanted in two separate killings is in custody after evading capture for 13 years.

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MARTA officer involved in car crash

John Waid (Source: Atlanta Police Department) John Waid (Source: Atlanta Police Department)
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CBS46 has learned a MARTA officer has been involved in a car crash at Fairburn Road near Thompson Drive. 

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Two facing aggravated assault charges for attack on motorist

Source: Marietta Police Department Source: Marietta Police Department
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A man and woman are facing felony charges of aggravated assault following an attack on a motorist in September. 

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911 dispatcher fired after arrest for DUI

(Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department) (Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department)
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A 911 dispatcher was fired from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department following an arrest for driving under the influence.

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WATCH: High-speed chase reaches 155 mph in Alpharetta Video included

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Caught on an Alpharetta police officer’s dash cam was a quarter million-dollar sports car flying up Georgia 400 at the fastest speed even veteran officers can remember.

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Mother accused of killing two toddler sons in hot oven expected in court

Source: Atlanta Police Department Source: Atlanta Police Department
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A woman accused of killing her two sons by putting them in a hot oven is expected to appear in court on Wednesday. 

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Law enforcement officers among 5 charged in connection to murder from 1983

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A 34-year-old cold case was busted wide open when five people were charged in connection to a brutal murder from 1983. 

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Graffiti suspect charged with multiple felonies

William Alexander Carswell | Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office William Alexander Carswell | Source: Cobb County Sheriff's Office
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William Carswell faces one county criminal damage, fourteen counts of criminal interference with government property, and one count of criminal trespass damage. 

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Man in custody accused of four smash and grab robberies

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Hall County investigators have arrested a man they said is responsible for four smash and grab robberies in 2016.

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Teen arrested for child molestation in Hall County

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Brandon Daniel, 17, is accused of sexually molesting a juvenile female child between August 2016 and August 2017.

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Judge sentences man accused of robbing multiple CVS pharmacies

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Kelvonne Charleston, 38, was sentenced by a judge to 15 years, eight months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. 

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Transgender woman fatally shot in Georgia

A transgender who was woman shot just outside Atlanta has died.

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Georgia man faces child porn charges in Alabama, Georgia

A Georgia man accused of sending child pornography to an undercover officer in Alabama has been arrested as part of a joint investigation.

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Woman's phone stolen from purse at bar in Buckhead

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Thieves are stealing iPhones right out of women's purses. It's happening more often at bars in Buckhead, but these same criminals could target you anytime and anywhere.

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Notorious shoplifter Doris Payne arrested again

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Notorious international jewel thief Doris Payne, who has been a suspect in several shoplifting incidents dating back to the 1950s, is in trouble again. 

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Man sentenced 30 years for deadly McDonough robbery

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Quincy Bailey, 21, entered guilty pleas in Henry County Superior Court to charges of voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery in the death of James "KT" Cleveland. 

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18-year-old charged with murder after fatal shooting in Atlanta

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Police say an 18-year-old has been charged with murder after the fatal shooting of another 18-year-old in Atlanta Friday. 

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Police: Suspected burglar caught trying to rob another store

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Police say a fugitive wanted for a string of burglaries was actually caught Friday while trying to rob another store.

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Police: Burglary suspects use crow bar to break into businesses

Source: Newton County Sheriff's Office Source: Newton County Sheriff's Office
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Officials say the suspects made entry into the businesses June 26 and June 27 by using a crowbar to smash the front doors. 

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Daycare provider to spend 15 years in jail after toddler was injured in care

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Evelyn Bruce-Mighty, 59, a former daycare owner convicted on charges of aggravated battery and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree in January will spend 15 years in jail.

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Paulding County authorities investigate Holly Springs Rd. homicide

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Police in Paulding County are investigating what happened when a man was targeted and shot while riding his motorcycle in Rockmart. 

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Addictive post: Police say men advertised heroin on Facebook

Federal prosecutors say four men who advertised heroin for sale on Facebook have been convicted of conspiracy to deal drugs in Atlanta.

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16-year-old shot, killed at apartment complex

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Fulton County Police are investigating after a teen was shot and killed Monday afternoon. 

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Authorities: Macon teen shoots 7-year-old in the head

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Authorities are searching for a teenager who they say shot a 7-year-old boy in the head in Bibb County.

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Family of father killed in front of daughter gets justice

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Jamal Chandler, 30, and Andreas Perkins, 20, were found guilty of murder, felony murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault, and cruelty to children. 

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Police: Woman's ex-husband shoots, kills current boyfriend

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One man is dead and another man is in police custody following a dispute over a woman in Athens. 

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Dead body found behind shopping center in Dalton

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Police have identified the victim as 26-year-old Colin Chavez Shropshire. He was last seen at the Cliffs Apartments Friday night. 

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Police: Man shot in face at 80-year-old birthday party

Starlin Bernard Johnson | Source: Conyers Police Department Starlin Bernard Johnson | Source: Conyers Police Department
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The man accused of shooting another man in the face at a house party in Conyers is now in custody at the Rockdale County Jail without bond. 

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Footprint impression connects defendant to crime

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A Fulton County Superior Court Judge sentenced a man to life in prison plus five years for a 2014 murder and armed robbery. 

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Atlanta man found guilty of murder of college student

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An Atlanta man was sentenced to life in prison plus five year for his role in the death of 23-year-old college student Tekeenen Williams in Fulton County.

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Woman stabbed in chest during altercation

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A woman is currently listed in critical condition after being rushed to the hospital following a stabbing incident in Athens.

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Man kicks victim, steals car during robbery

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Cobb County Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Vicious Sounds Car Audio in Marietta. 

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Wrong-way driver sentenced to 15 years

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Dezmar Gilbert, 41, was sentenced to 15 years with 10 years to serve in prison by a Henry County Superior Court judge. 

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Victim's brother, along with another suspect arrested in connection to death of Roswell teen

Jahmal Samuel and Jordan Williams were arrested in connection to the death of Kobe Williams. Source: Roswell Police Department Jahmal Samuel and Jordan Williams were arrested in connection to the death of Kobe Williams. Source: Roswell Police Department
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Police have arrested two people for the murder of 17-year-old Kobe Williams who was killed February 7.

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Victim says 3 armed men stole electronics, marijuana during home invasion

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According to the victim, three unknown men kicked in his door and stole is XBOX, PS4, $100 worth of marijuana, and his cell phone. One of the men was armed with an AR style rifle. 

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2 in custody after armed robbery Dollar General

Marques Johnson and Thomas Robinson Jr. were arrested for an armed robbery at a Dollar General in Hall County. Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office Marques Johnson and Thomas Robinson Jr. were arrested for an armed robbery at a Dollar General in Hall County. Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office
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Two suspects are now in custody following an armed robbery in Hall County. 

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Man wanted for double murder turns himself into custody

Source: Clayton County Sheriff's Office Source: Clayton County Sheriff's Office
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Police issued a warrant for Deanthony Ealey, 23, in connection to the death of two people in a parking lot of a Walmart in the 7000 block of Highway 85. 

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3 arrested after police witness them breaking into car

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Three people have been arrested in connection to a car break-in on Fountainhead Lane. 

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6 indicted for burglarizing gun stores, trafficking firearms

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Authorities say Devonnaire Coffey, Darryle Butler, Bilal Maxey, Natasha Turner, Asia Keith, and Prather Abrams are responsible for multiple burglaries and attempted burglaries which occurred at stores in McDonough, and Canton, Georgia, Charlotte and Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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Georgia man convicted of murder in go-go dancer's slaying

A Georgia man has been convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a go-go dancer he met at a New Jersey bar.

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Man sentenced to 11 years for armed carjacking

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According to authorities,Dontrail Xavier Roundtree stole a car at gunpoint at a gas station, led police on a high-speed chase, tried to flee after crashing the stolen vehicle, and then fought with police officers trying to take him into custody. 

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Wrong way driver arrested after fatal head on collision on I-85

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A suspect is in custody following a collision that left one person dead in Gwinnett County, early Monday morning.

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Man killed outside apartment complex; 2 teens arrested

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Two teenagers are in custody after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot outside an Atlanta-area apartment complex over the weekend.

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Nine-year-old boy finds slain grandmother in living room

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Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding out who killed a 47-year-old grandmother in Atlanta over the New Year's weekend.

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